Fresh brussels sprouts with garlic butter and bacon bits
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 small clove minced garlic
1 quart water
Pinch of salt
20 small fresh brussels sprouts
4 strips bacon, finely diced, cooked until crisp
Makes 4 to 5 servings.
In a small sauce pan, combine butter and garlic. Over medium heat melt butter, stirring, and then set aside.
Boil water with salt. Add brussels sprouts and boil 5 to 8 minutes until they reach the desired softness. Drain and place in serving dish.
Top with garlic butter and bacon bits to taste, then mix to coat evenly.